A study of stigmatized attitudes towards people with mental health problems among health professionals.

@article{Rao2009ASO,
  title={A study of stigmatized attitudes towards people with mental health problems among health professionals.},
  author={Harsha Rao and H Mahadevappa and Pallavi Pillay and Mohammed Sessay and Alwyn Abraham and Jason Luty},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={279-84}
}
The project aimed to assess stigmatized attitudes among health professionals directed towards patients with mental health problems. The Attitude to Mental Illness Questionnaire was used to assess participants' attitudes towards fictitious patients from a secure forensic hospital and patients with schizophrenia and substance use disorders. Participants were health professionals from acute and mental health settings. In total, 108 completed questionnaires were received. Participants had highly… CONTINUE READING
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